With temperatures climbing and an abundance of grill-ready fare dying to be skewered, who doesn’t love a good swimming pool? We invited ourselves into eight backyards boasting beautiful pools that beckon your plunge. From swanky to Mediterranean Villa, each of these pools delivers on a promise to keep you cool, relaxed and on your way to an endless summer. Let’s dive right in, shall we?
8 Beverly Ridge
Beverly Hills Post Office
Perch your elbows on the water’s edge of this infinity pool overlooking the hillside and expansive Los Angeles landscape.
277 St. Pierre Rd
Completely open to the sky, or should we say heavens, the outdoor pool setting at 277 St. Pierre is strikingly elegant with ornate furniture, beautiful tiling, and lamp posts reminiscent of a quaint European side street. Inside, another pool awaits your plunge, adjacent to the home’s bowling alley, screening room, state-of-the-art spa and gym and racquetball court.
9312 Nightingale Drive
Come nightfall, the lights from the home’s interior reflect off the water and play with the glow from the city lights beyond for an especially captivating experience.
11244 Briarcliff Lane
If the ancient Romans had an infinity pool this is what it would look like—expansive spaces leading up to a turquoise haven complete with sculptures and a classic fountain.
1877 Rising Glen Road
Show off your strokes in this 60 foot long swimmer’s pool complete with underwater speakers and a spa to relax those muscles.
The RitzCarlton Residences at LA LIVE
Downtown Los Angeles
This is staycation to a T. Plush cabanas, rooftop deck, drinks with tiny umbrellas in them…all you have to do is turn the page to your summer reading and bask in all the five-star amenities.
6735 Yucca Street, #504
This Hollywood pool and spa setting works with your schedule so you can fit in a workout before or after work or simply decompress after a long day.
29435 Malibu View Court
A lounger’s dream on a hillside: relax partly submerged under the protection of an umbrella then swim over to the hot tub to put those jets to good use.